Water and Trees

Just to prove I still exist I’m posting a couple of recent photographs 😉 Earlier this month I went out to wander in the wood with the camera, not that I ended up taking many photographs worth sharing, but I did take a lot of reference photographs for drawing/painting. Then a couple of days ago I popped down to the stream to play with the Lee Big Stopper filter – it extends exposure time and gets movement in the water, before you use the filter though you need to take…

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Through the Gap

I took a different route the other day for my wander, on that wander I noticed a view which I thought “that might make a nice photograph”. There were a couple of drawbacks though, firstly the light was terrible and the air filled with drizzle, secondly and probably more importantly I didn’t have my camera on me. So this morning when I was trying to decide where to go for a wander I grabbed the camera and headed back to the location, couldn’t find it and spent far too long…

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Switching Off

I have a fairly regular morning wander routine:- phone in pocket, hat on, camera at the ready, and of course my mp3 player on the go. This morning was no different, I wandered down the lane, clambered over a gate and down the hill into a small wood, all the while accompanied by La Tarantella. It was I must admit a pleasant start, but I started to realize as I looked for the right photograph that I was feeling disconnected from the wood, something was missing. Then, as I stood…

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